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Flat pack fire pit : A buyer’s guide

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Looking to buy a flat pack fire pit? Read our thorough guide to find out the pro's and con's about owning one for your camping setup.

Do you like spending time around a campfire? If so, you’re going to love our flatpack fire pit! Proudly Australian made from quality 4mm Bluescope steel, these easy-to-assemble and portable fire pits are perfect for camping trips, bbq or relaxing in your yard. Our flat packed fire pits are made of durable, quality steel and have a natural raw steel finish that resist heat damage will keep them looking great for years. Plus, an optional bbq plate and canvas carry bag is also available to make them even easier to transport.

Why choose a flat pack fire pit?

There are plenty of reasons to choose a flat pack fire pit over a traditional one. For starters, they’re much easier to transport and set up. With a traditional fire pit, you have to lug around a heavy and bulky object that can be difficult to manoeuvre. But with a portable flat pack fire pit, all you have to do is fold it up and carry it with you. Easy!

They’re also great for small spaces because they flat pack and you can easily move them around and store them when not in use. And finally, they’re more affordable than traditional fire pits. So if you’re looking for a great way to enjoy time outside with family and friends, a flat pack fire pit is a great option.

Here we are going to discuss some reasons why a flat pack fire pit is a great option for anyone who wants to enjoy their time outdoors.

flat pack fire pit in use at a camping trip
This flat pack fire pit weighs only 12.5kg and is big enough for camping, fishing and picnics.

1. Convenience

One of the best things about flat pack fire pits is convenience. They’re easy to transport and set up, which makes them perfect for camping trips or backyard barbecues. And because they’re so easy to move around, they’re also great for small spaces. Grab yourself a strong carry bag to help you store your flat pack fire pit and it’s happy days!

2. Portability

Another great thing about flat pack fire pits is their portability. If you want to take your fire pit with you on a camping trip or to a friend’s house, all you have to do is fold it up and carry it with you. It’s that easy!

3. Affordability

Flat pack fire pits are generally speaking much more affordable than traditional fire pits. So if you’re looking for a great way to immerse yourself in Australian environment and experience the fun or cooking on a wood-fired bbq, without breaking the bank then a flat pack fire pit might be for you.

4. Customisation

Flat pack fire pits are also great because they’re customisable. You can choose the size, shape and design, which means you can make your fire pit truly unique. You can personalise your flat pack fire pit to fit your needs and preferences and make it a real talking point.

5. Easy to assemble

No matter where you decide to use your flat pack fire pit, you’ll be able to enjoy it in no time. That’s because they’re convenient, easy to assemble, which means you won’t have to waste time trying to figure out how to put it together. Also, most flat pack fire pit do not require and bolts or tools to assemble either, so you can be up and running quickly with no wait.

6. Variety of different styles

When it comes to flat pack fire pits, there is a style for everyone. Whether you’re looking for a traditional pit or something more modern, you’ll be able to find it. And because they come in a variety of different shapes and sizes, you can choose one that fits your style and personality.

7. Easy to carry 

One of the best things about flat pack fire pits is that they’re portable and easy to carry. So you can easily carry them with you wherever you go. Our military-grade canvas bag makes it easy to pack and store in your car. Just remember, to let the fire pit cool down before putting away. You don’t want any of that residual heat to develop into something more. Yikes!

8. Best for camping trips or gatherings

If you’re looking for an excellent way to enjoy the best of Australian nature, a flatpack fire pit is a great option. They’re perfect for camping trips or backyard barbecues, and they’re more affordable than traditional fire pits you might find at a hardware shop. Plus, they’re easy to assemble and eco-friendly. So if you’re looking for a way to provide light, heat and warmth at your next camp, a flatpack fire pit is a perfect option. 

9. A great option for people who live in apartments or condos

Flat pack fire pits are also great for people who live in apartments or condos. They’re easy to transport and set up, which means you can use them even if you don’t have a lot of space and want to grill your food. Of course, made sure the fire pit is safely placed on solid ground, and follow all your local fire safety rules and regulations. Also, be sure to follow our handy guide on how to stop a fire pit from smoking to minimise the annoyance on your neighbours!

10. An option for any budget

No matter what your budget is, you’ll be able to find a flat pack fire pit that fits your needs. So you can find the perfect one for you without breaking the bank.

11. Made of durable steel to last the distance

Flatpack fire pits are made of mild steel, which means they are extremely durable and will last for years. Like all metals, some surface rust is expected, but if you follow our handy guide, then you can minimise the wear and tear and keep your fire pit in excellent condition.

12. It can be used in any weather.

Flatpack fire pits are also versatile because they can be used in most weather conditions. So whether it’s raining, snowing, or sunny, you’ll be able to move your fire pit to a suitable location and keep on grilling!

13. Great for any occasion

Whether you’re looking for a way to enjoy the outdoors or you’re looking for a way to entertain guests, a flat pack fire pit is a fantastic option. They’re ideal for almost any occasion, a bbq or a party outdoors with family and friends.

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Escape the every day and take your camp gear out to some amazing locations!

Things to Consider When Buying a Flat Pack Fire Pit

Fire pits are now widely popular, and they have even surpassed fireplaces as the most sought-after item to add to your backyard. Perfect for cooking or entertaining too! Finding the right choice within your budget has never been easier, with the number of choices offered on today’s market seeming to be limitless. However, with all of these choices come a few things you should consider before making your purchase.

Size is probably the most important thing to consider. You want to make sure the fire pit you choose is large enough to accommodate the number of people you plan on using it, but not so large that it becomes a nuisance.

Another thing to think about is how easy the fire pit is to use. Some models have features that make them easier to use, such as a built-in grill or a spark screen.

-You should also consider how durable the fire pit is. Some models are made of steel or cast iron, which means they are a quality, compact and will last for years. However, other models are made of aluminium or other materials that may not be as durable. One handy tip is to remove all the excess ash and use vegetable oil or sprayed cooking oil to coat the panels of your pit. By keeping each surface covered, it will help to protect the panels from surface rust.

Finally, you should think about how much you’re willing to spend on a fire pit. Fire pits can range from a few hundred dollars to several thousand, so you need to find one that fits your budget.

Types of flat pack fire pit

There are a few different types of flat pack fire pits you can choose from. The most popular options are gas, propane, and wood-burning fire pits. 

Gas fire pits are the most popular choice because they’re easy to use and produce little smoke. However, they can be more expensive to operate than other types of fire pits.

Propane fire pits are a good choice if you’re looking for something that’s easy to use and produces little smoke. However, they can be expensive than wood burning types of fire pits.

Wood-burning fire pits are the most traditional type of fire pit. They’re less expensive to operate than gas or propane fire pits, but they produce more smoke.

No matter what type of fire pit you choose, make sure you follow all the safety tips to keep yourself and your family safe. So what are you waiting for? Get started today!

Picking the right material

There are a few different materials you can choose from when it comes to fire pits. The most popular options are steel, cast iron, and aluminium. Each material has its advantages and disadvantages, so you’ll need to decide which one is right for you.

Steel fire pits are the most popular choice because they’re durable and easy to use. However, they can rust over time if they’re not properly cared for.

Cast iron fire pits are also popular because they’re durable and easy to use. However, they’re also susceptible to wear and tear in the Australian environment if they’re not properly cared for. They are also more complicate to maintain.

Aluminium fire pits are a good choice if you’re looking for something that’s extremely lightweight and easy to move. However, they’re not as durable as steel or cast iron fire pits. These types of fire pits are usually popular with hikers as they don’t weigh very much but provide a good option for a fire at the end of a long hike in the bush.

No matter what material you choose, make sure you pick a fire pit that’s the right size for you and your budget. With so many choices on the market, you’re sure to find the perfect one for you. So what are you waiting for? Get shopping!

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Add warmth, light and atmosphere to your next camping trip with a rugged portable fire pit.

Choosing the right spot for your fire pit

One of the most important things to consider when choosing a fire pit is the location. You want to make sure you choose a spot that is away from any structures, trees, or other objects that could catch fire. You also want to make sure the spot is large enough to accommodate the size of the fire pit. Finally, you want to make sure the spot is level, so the fire pit doesn’t tip over.

Maintenance tips for your flat pack fire pit

Once you’ve found the perfect fire pit, it’s important to know how to care for it properly. Here are a few maintenance tips to keep in mind.

  1. Make sure you clean your fire pit regularly. This will help prevent rust and other damage.
  2. If you’re using a steel or cast iron fire pit, make sure you apply a coat of paint or sealant to help prevent rusting.
  3. If you’re using an aluminium fire pit, make sure you clean it after each use to prevent corrosion.
  4. Removing the ashes from your flat pack fire pit is also important. This will help keep the fire pit clean and prevent any buildup of dangerous chemicals.

You can keep your fire pit in tip-top shape for years to come by following these tips. So what are you waiting for? Get started today!

Safety Tips for flat pack fire pits

Before or after you use your fire pit, you should keep a few safety tips in mind. 

  • Always make sure there is a fire extinguisher nearby in case of an emergency.
  • Never leave the fire unattended.
  • Keep a bucket of water nearby in case the fire gets out of control.
  • Do not put any flammable liquids on the fire.
  • Make sure the fire is completely out before you leave it.
  • Do not use in windy conditions.
  • Do not leave children unsupervised in the area.
  • Make sure the area around your fire pit is clear of any flammable materials.

Conclusion

Flat pack fire pits are a popular choice because they’re easy to use and transport. They come in a variety of sizes, so you can find one that’s perfect for you. When choosing a fire pit, make sure you pick the right material and location. And don’t forget to follow the proper maintenance and safety tips. 

Now that you know everything there is to know about flat pack fire pits, it’s time to get one for yourself! With so many benefits, there’s no reason not to. So what are you waiting for? Get shopping today! Thanks for reading!

We hope you enjoyed this post. If you have any questions, feel free to leave a comment below, and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible. Thanks for reading! 

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